Friday, December 4, 2020

Opinions

The BNF’s historical contribution to democracy: A rebuttal on ideology and financial disclosure

In a rare moment of intellectual faux pas, Spencer Mogapi writes (The Sunday Standard, Oct 29 - Nov 4): “ has to refine the...

How Trade Unions create a hostile environment

“Communication will transform the Siamese twins into triplets” ...

Trade Unions operating in a hostile environment

In his article published in the Sunday Standard for the week 17 ÔÇô 23 September 2006, Blazer Ntshiamisang, remarks that in the third world,...

Of intellectuals and politics; the trajectory of political doom

It is time to read the Botswana newspapers when I become reticent and numb for a while in defeat. The words prick my heart...

Where have all the women gone?

Ian Khama ÔÇô Barring a tragedy of epic proportions, Ian Khama is set to assume the presidency immediately upon Festus Mogae's retirement. Mogae has more...

Who is Peter Sebina?

Peter M. Sebina was Bamangwato Tribal Secretary and personal secretary to Tshekedi Khama for over 25 years. He played an illustrious role in the establishment...

The aspiring Bechuana

(Serowe, Bechuanaland Protectorate,17th April 1961) In the affairs of men evolution and progress are essential and adoption to changing conditions is necessary to ensure survival....

Will opposition ever learn?

It is now official. The negotiations by the motley crew of opposition political parties which have been dragging on in one form or other for...

Hail BFA

Dear editor I know that many people have criticised and went to the extent of insulting the Botswana Football Association over the National Appeals...

A Minister of State or Lord of all he surveys?

I want to look, once again, at PEEPA. I suppose I could be indicted for overkill, paranoia even, or worse still, intellectual narcissism. But...